For those with vision loss, sunglasses featuring diamond-coated chip could partially restore sight

For those with vision loss, sunglasses featuring diamond-coated chip could partially restore sight

A world without blindness may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but thanks to the research of material science professor Orlando Auciello, it may someday become a reality. For more than a decade Auciello has taken part in a joint federally and privately funded project made up of...

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Worker death fuels protest against unsafe work conditions close to UTD

Worker death fuels protest against unsafe work conditions close to UTD

About two dozen demonstrators and observers met on a rainy, bitter cold Saturday on Nov. 23, at the construction site for State Farm regional headquarters on North Plano Rd, to honor the death of Rodolfo Santillan, a construction worker who lost his life at the site on Nov. 18. Santillan...

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Alumnus: “I just feel helpless”

Alumnus: “I just feel helpless”

Marketing alumnus Benedict Bernadas has family in the Leyte province of the eastern Philippines where Super Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, hit hardest on Nov. 9. Much of his family on both his father and mother’s side live in Tacloban City, where the storm left the most devastation. Bernadas...

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Heritage month draws mixed views

Heritage month draws mixed views

Efforts to honor Native American culture met with some skepticism Storyteller Amy Bruton-Bluemel sported her deep-red Chickasaw regalia as she spoke about the lives of Native Americans in the past and present at the Nov. 5 celebration for Native American Heritage Month set up by the Multicultural Center in the...

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